Unified Communications

To learn more about UC, this is the place to be! In this section, you will find the general resources you need to develop a strong unified communications strategy and ensure you are proposing UC solutions, platforms and products that meet the business and ROI expectations of the end-user enterprise.

Cisco: What are you really selling?

by Ashlee Dufek October 18, 2013 Healthcare
Cisco

Sometimes I get bogged down in the day-to-day tasks that my job requires… figuring out quotes and promotions and programs to try to win that next deal or impress the next partner; so, it’s nice to browse the old YouTube and see how the Cisco I’m promoting is impacting the real world (and adorable babies).  […]

Am I ready for the Internet of Everything???

by Ashlee Dufek October 7, 2013 Cloud Computing
Cisco

Has anyone else seen Cisco’s “Here’s To Humanity” video about the Internet of Everything?  Like most Cisco videos, it seems to have the perfect combination of sound, sparkle, and light that draws my mind into a euphoric state where all seems right with the world.  But when I watched it a second time and read […]

Polycom Video Collaboration Lets North Carolina Central University School of Law Expand Reach

by Jimmi Leigh Griffin September 13, 2013 K-12
Polycom

North Carolina Central University’s School of Law is putting Polycom’s video collaboration solutions to work!  NCCU is using Polycom’s RealPresence video collaboration solutions to offer 10 (and counting!) virtual courses for students pursuing law degrees, as well as undergraduate students.   Plus, they have installed video solutions at over 20 locations throughout the state that allow […]

Gaining a Foothold in the K-12 Market with Aruba Networks

by LaVonda Huskey September 2, 2013 Enterprise
Aruba

I read an online article earlier this month that spoke to the technology needs in our nation’s educational system.  It specifically centered on their outdated, poor performing wireless infrastructure.  Many K-12 schools realize their need to invest in technology to catch up with the ever-growing demands from students and staff. As our children already know, […]

Make UC Look Easy with AudioCodes’ One Voice for Lync!

by Haider Draz August 9, 2013 ScanSource Catalyst
AudioCodes

Reduce the complexity of Microsoft Lync deployments with AudioCodes’ One Voice for Lync! From the broad range of Microsoft-qualified UC components, like PBX integration, IP phones and branch survivability, to the training and support you need to excel, this extensive AudioCodes program makes Lync deployments a breeze. ScanSource Communications is able to facilitate all the […]

Polycom Unveils New Around-the-Table, Panoramic 1080p HD Video Collaboration Solution for Microsoft Lync

by Jimmi Leigh Griffin July 17, 2013 ScanSource Communications
Polycom

Polycom announces new Unified Conference Stations at Microsoft 2013 Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston earlier this month. The new Polycom® CX5500 and CX5100 Unified Conference Stations are designed to deliver a groundbreaking around-the-table experience for all participants, whether they’re in the room or thousands of miles away. This announcement furthers the extensive partnership between Polycom […]

Polycom is bringing video to… well, everyone.

by Jimmi Leigh Griffin July 9, 2013 ScanSource Communications
Polycom

Think video conferencing is a thing of the future?  Think again!  Some statistics show that telenetworking has increased 73% since 2005 (Source: “Latest Telecommuting Statistics”, Global Workplace Analytics).  Think about the days when it was a luxury to have the “phone in a box” in your passenger seat.  Not too long ago, right?  Of course, […]

You Simply Won’t Believe It – Introducing Avaya’s Scopia XT 3.2 Release

by Cory Patrick July 3, 2013 ScanSource Catalyst
Avaya AvayaRadvision

We’ve never been more excited about the advances in video collaboration technology from our friends at Avaya. The new, award-winning Video Collaboration for IP Office solution is priced and designed exclusively for Avaya IP Office, introducing the SMB space to feature-rich, high-definition, seamlessly integrated video at a price that simply can’t be beat. And, with […]

See How Polycom Video Collaboration helped Lincoln Fire and Rescue Save Lives and See a 66% Increase in Training Efficiency

by Jimmi Leigh Griffin July 1, 2013 ScanSource Communications

Municipalities of all sizes are struggling to deliver exceptional service at a time when budgets are tight and demands on city resources have never been greater. Every morning in Lincoln, Nebraska, as many as 85 firefighters meet face-to-face to discuss the day’s operations, anticipate potential traffic delays, and share plans for training, maintenance and other […]

Gain Your Competitive Edge with FASTPATH

by LaVonda Huskey July 1, 2013 Market Segments
Aruba Avaya FastPath

Co-written by Kelly Heneise and LaVonda Huskey ScanSource Catalyst strives to enable you, our value-added resellers, to be more competitive by offering a full portfolio of products to maximize your wallet share.  When you sell complementary products and technologies, you not only increase your margin but you keep the competition at bay.  Those companies who […]